Top 5 Budget Restaurants in Rome

La gattamangionaRome is without doubt one of the most beautiful capitals from around the world. If you plan a trip to Rome you won’t regret it because there are so many things to do and so many attractions to see. And let’s not forget about the Italian cuisine that has a variety of meals, including the most popular ones: pizza and pasta. Here is a list of 5 restaurants where you can enjoy a nice meal without pay a fortune.

La gattamangiona

If you want to eat an authentic Italian pizza, you can go to this restaurant. Located in the MonteverdeNuovo district, La gattamangiona offers a wide selection of toppings for pizza like parsley ,smoked salmon, potato or fiordilatte cheese. Besides pizzas, you can order bruschetta, salads or pasta. The prices for a pizza start at 8 euros. The menus are in English and Italian. What is interesting about this place is that the fact that its wall are covered in cat drawings.

Barnum Café

Situated in Campo de’ Fiori, this petit café has the best coffee in town, at a low price. Besides a cup of macchiato, you can enjoy a glass of fresh juice. If you want to take a break from exploring Rome, this is the perfect place. Here you can eat pasta, hamburgers, quiche or bakery products. Moreover, they offer free Wi-Fi and the personnel are friendly and helpful.


If you still are in Campo de’ Fiori you should try the ice cream from this gelateria. The average prices are between 2 and 9 euros. They use only natural ingredients. In addition, you can see how they make the ice cream through a window. And the number of flavors is infinite: from passion fruit, ginger, chocolate, mango, coconut, strawberry to white chocolate with basil, white peach with sage flavors.


If you visited Pantheon and got hungry in the meantime, enjoy an Italian or Mediterranean meal at Taverna del Seminario. The average prices are between 10 and 20 euros and the portions are large. Here you can eat foods like pasta, sea bream, grilled lamb, calamari skewers, lasagna or desserts like tiramisu and Pana Cota. Also, they offer free Wi-Fi.

Li Rioni

This restaurant is situated near the Colosseum, so it’s perfect to eat your lunch and plan your next tour. The menu is in Italian but the employees are kind enough to explain to you each dish. Additionally, there is a selection of more than 30 pizzas and the prices start at 7.5 euros.

If you want a safe ride from the airport to your destination, choose Rome airport transfer. The company offers a variety of cars (from luxury to low cost sedans, cars, minivans, minibus and buses) driven by professional drivers). It’s easy and simple to book a ride with this company.

Consider these suggestions if you want to taste the authentic Italian food in an amazing atmosphere.